For outstanding service of time and talents to the Academy and Board of Governors.
a) Members of the Board of Governors of the SF/NorCal Chapter nominate, for consideration by the Board, individuals, which they consider merit this Board’s recognition. Nominations must be submitted in writing in time to be considered at a Board of Governors’ meeting at least one month prior to the presentation of the award.
b) The Board of Governors discuss the nominations at this meeting; then vote, in secret, a preliminary ballot to determine, by majority vote, which of the nominations will be considered for the award.
c) The Board of Governors then votes a second ballot in secret to select the recipient(s) of the Governors’ Citation. A two-third (2/3rds) majority favorable vote of the members of the Board of Governors present at the meeting is required for the award to be given.
2019 – Mark Pearson, Chapter Legal/Bylaws Chair, Principal Attorney ARC Law Group.
2018 – Diane Paskerian, Gold & Silver Circle Committee
2018 – KENT BEICHLEY, Pac12 Net, Governor; ROBERT ERDIAKOFF, KTVU Fox 2, Gala Lighting Designer 20 years; RANDY FORSMAN, KCRA 3, NATAS Board Secretary; WAYNE PHILIPPO, KPIX 5, Gala TV Director, 15 years
2017 – KIM STEPHENS, (Silver Circle 2014) NATAS Vice President, Fresno;
PABLO IACUB, NATAS Governor, Sacramento. Presented by: STEVE SHLISKY (NATAS Chapter President)
2015 – ANTHONY NIELSEN, TWIT (Webcast producer); KAREN SUTTON, Independent, (Emmy® Gala chair); JOYCE MITCHELL, 4U Productions
(Sacramento Governor; DA LIN, KPIX 5 (Awards vice-chair)
2014 – PATTY ZUBOV, Platonic TV (Marketing chair); JULIE WATTS, KPIX 5 (Emmy® Gala chair); KYM McNICHOLAS, Kimerview (Membership chair); RICHARD HARMELINK, KFSN ABC 30 (vice president, Fresno)
2013 – CRAIG FRANKLIN, retired KPIX 5 (Awards Chair); KEVIN WING, ABC News (Vice President San Francisco, Off Camera editor); STEVE SHLISKY, KTVU Channel 2 (Education Chair)
(center) presenter, Chapter President ,KEITH SANDERS; (right) JAVIER VALENCIA, receiving the past president Emmy®
2012 – TERRY LOWRY, LaCosse Productions (Gold & Silver Circle Chair)
with husband FRED LaCOSSE receiving the Governors’ Award
2011 – NANCY OSBORN, KFSN ABC30 (Vice President, Fresno); PAMELA YOUNG, KITV 4 (Vice President Hawaii)
2010 – (right) SULTAN MIRZA, KPIX 5 (Webmaster): (left) presenter, Chapter President JAVIER VALENCIA; (center) LYNN R FRIEDMAN, KGO ABC 7, receiving the past president award
2008 – PETER BORG, KQED 9 (Awards Committee)
2007 – CYNTHIA ZEIDEN, Zeiden Media (Activities Programs Chair)
2006 – TERRI MARIA AMOS, Cornerstone Productions (Emmy® Gala Chair); BOB GOLDBERGER, KGO ABC 7 (Off Camera Editor)
2005 – TERRI RUSSELL, KOLO 8 (Vice President Reno) (presenter) DAVID MILLS, Chapter President
2004 – JOHN MURRAY, JM Productions (Emmy® Event Committee) (presenter) DAVID MILLS, Chapter President
2003 – JAVIER VAlENCIA, KRON 4 (Awards Committee chair) (presenter) DAVID MILLS, Chapter President
2002 – KEITH SANDERS, KICU 36 (Technology Chair); MICHELE BALL, KBWB 20 (Emmy® Gala Chair)
2001 – LYNN R. FRIEDMAN, KGO ABC 7 (Cinema Club Chair); DEANNE MOENSTER, KTVU Channel 2 (Emmy® Gala Designer) (presenter) CYNTHIA ZEIDEN, Chapter President
2000 – STEWART HELLER, York Productions; DAVID MILLS, KPIX 5
1999 – YVONNE CLEARWATER, NASA Ames (presenter) CYNTHIA ZEIDEN, Chapter President
1998 – GREG GIUSSO, KG0 ABC 7
1996 – ROSE ROBERTSON, Mother Lode Communications (Off Camera Editor) (presenter) husband DICK ROBERTSON, Chapter Administrator
1995 – ALISON GIBSON, Cool Water Video; GREG SWARTZ, KQED 9; RONALD LOUIE, KTVU Channel 2
1994 – JIM SPALDING, Spalding & Company; GAIL YAMADA, Yamada-Jimenez-Brand Productions
1993 – NANCY BESST, Miss Nancy, Romper Room; JOHN ODELL, KGO 7
1991 – BROOKE SPECTORSKY, KTVU Channel 2; DIANE FUKAMI, KPIX 5; JIM SCALEM, KQED 9
1990 – DARRYL COMPTON, KRON 4; SPENCER MICHELS, KQED 9; LINDA GIANNECCHINI, Franklin Mieuli & Associates; FRANK ZAMACONA, Zamacona Productions
1987 – KAREN YOUNG, TV Guide; MARTIN SCHULTZ; SUZANNE TONER, KBHK 44; (insert) WILEY SCHMIDT. KGO 7 (presenter) STAN BURFORD, Chapter President
1985 – LORI MORAN; DAVID LOUIE, KGO 7, JUDITH MORGAN-JENNINGS, KTVU Channel 2; PETER MARINO (presenter)
1977 – DICK FERNANDEZ, KGO 7
1975 – SAM EWING, KGO 7
1974 – MARILYN BAKER, KPIX 5; ANDREW STERN, University of California Berkeley
1964 – SHIRLEY TEMPLE BLACK (presenters L to R) JOHN BUTLER, ROD STERLING, LUIS SIMON